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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

M&E officer dreams (key/Priority Population) Job at JSI - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
M&E officer dreams (key/Priority Population) 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
September 21st, 2018. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 10th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for a various position for the USAID-Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

Job Title: M&E officer dreams (key/Priority Population)
report to: M & e Manager
contract terms: Fixed Term

key responsibility:
  • Oversee the capture registered girls’ data in the DREAMS database Uganda DREAMS Tracker(UDTS) by providing technical guidance to AGYW data entrants.
  • Work closely with district teams to ensure availability of all necessary DREAMS tools at all times
  • Collect finer-age-group disaggregated data on HTS for adolescents and young adults and engaging with the DREAMS
  • Monitor DREAMS progress to target by program area and segment for the district by routinely analyzing the data and providing feedback to the project staff and stakeholders.
  • Promote data use at all level of project and stakeholders
  • Run DQAs and data checks for entries in the UDTS to ensure the data is complete and free of error
  • Mentor and train AGYW data entrants in entering data in the UDTS
  • Oversee case file management in the whole district
  • Be responsible for collection and compilation of data on Key populations / Priority populations
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the DREAMS Program Area Officer M&E job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or related field
  • Experience working with the DREAMS Program is an added advantage
  • Experience working with PEPFAR and district reporting systems like DHIS2 and HIBRID is an advantage
  • Experience working with the Uganda DREAMS Tracking System (UDTS) is an added advantage
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a rural and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Experience working with the community-based organization
  • Knowledge of local language, district, and area (added advantage)
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications by email to addressed to the Human resource Manager attaching their application letters and CV to not later than September 21st, 2018. JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply.